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CVE-2023-34060 Detail

Description

VMware Cloud Director Appliance contains an authentication bypass vulnerability in case VMware Cloud Director Appliance was upgraded to 10.5 from an older version. On an upgraded version of VMware Cloud Director Appliance 10.5, a malicious actor with network access to the appliance can bypass login restrictions when authenticating on port 22 (ssh) or port 5480 (appliance management console) . This bypass is not present on port 443 (VCD provider and tenant login). On a new installation of VMware Cloud Director Appliance 10.5, the bypass is not present. VMware Cloud Director Appliance is impacted since it uses an affected version of sssd from the underlying Photon OS. The sssd issue is no longer present in versions of Photon OS that ship with sssd-2.8.1-11 or higher (Photon OS 3) or sssd-2.8.2-9 or higher (Photon OS 4 and 5).


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/vmware/photon/wiki/Security-Update-3.0-687 Vendor Advisory 
https://github.com/vmware/photon/wiki/Security-Update-4.0-512 Vendor Advisory 
https://github.com/vmware/photon/wiki/Security-Update-5.0-143 Vendor Advisory 
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2023-0026.html Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-306 Missing Authentication for Critical Function cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2023-34060
NVD Published Date:
11/14/2023
NVD Last Modified:
11/21/2023
Source:
VMware